Evil Dead: First gameplay for the slasher title released
Evil Dead: The Game brings together the entire Evil Dead universe. As part of the Summer Game Fest 2021, developer Saber Interactive showed the first gameplay for the upcoming co-op horror shooter. As in the films, her protagonist accompanies Ashley J. Williams in the fight against countless enemies who are possessed by the Kandarian demon.
Over 25 weapons offer a lot of variety
In the fight against evil you will be able to choose from an arsenal of more than 25 weapons at release. Among them are the iconic guns that fans already know from the Evil Dead films. And yes, you will also slaughter the zombies with Ash’s fire staff, Lord Arthur’s broadsword and Kelly’s rifle to save the world.
The four of you fight against the hordes of the undead. You choose one of six characters from across the franchise:
- Ash Williams
- Cheryl Williams
- Scotty (aus The Evil Dead)
- Arthur (aus Army of Darkness)
- Kelly (Ash vs. Evil Dead)
- Pablo (Ash vs. Evil Dead)
PvP component provides further variety: If you don’t want to save the world, you can slip into the role of the overpowering Kandarian demon to hunt Ash and the other players. As a demon you control other undead, use the environment or take control of the survivors themselves. Your goal? Devour souls.
Hunt for artifacts
Not only do you slaughter your way through hordes of zombies, but you also collect hidden tapes and legendary artifacts. The focus is on the horror, the humor and the cracking action of the franchise. During your adventure you will come across well-known locations from the films, including the notorious huts in the forest. If you kill the Kandarian zombies, you rise in the level and unlock new skills in the skill tree.
Evil Dead: The Game is set to be released in 2021. There is no specific release date yet.